Franchise Update Media
Franchise Update Media Digital
Publications
Conferences Education Videos Subscribe
Advertise

RSS Subscribe
Franchise Industry News & Announcements

Stay in tune with the franchise industry by keeping tabs on all your concepts of interest. We have hundreds of franchises sending us their latest news daily. Our daily news feed covers , , , , , , , , and .

Candy Crush-Inspired Flavors And Collectible Spoons Coming To Yogurtland »

July 06, 2015 at 12:17PM PDT | Source: Yogurtland

July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // Irvine, CA – With Candy Crush fever continuing to sweep the nation, frozen yogurt fans will soon get to power-up their gaming passion into a real life, mouth-watering treat and win big at Yogurtland. From July 6th through Sept. 13th, Yogurtland will launch its new “Sweet Treats” campaign, offering handcrafted delicious flavors inspired by the colorful and tasty episodes and characters from the Candy Crush world. Collectible spoons and cups, and instant win sweepstakes will also bring the Candy Crush experience to a new, flavorful and fun level.
“Candy Crush and Yogurtland is a match made in flavor heaven,” said Kathy Huynh, marketing manager at Yogurtland. “We are excited to bring these super fun, one-of-a-kind frozen yogurt Candy Crush flavors to our guests...

School Of Rock Takes Its Show On The Road »

July 06, 2015 at 12:00PM PDT | Source: School of Rock

Performance-Based Music School Takes Kids on an 11-City Club Tour
Dallas, TX - July 06, 2015 - (PR.com) -  The 4th annual School Of Rock DFW Summer Tour is ready to get under way on July 30. The School of Rock is the world leader in performance-based music education. In keeping with the philosophy that the best way to learn to do something is by actually doing it, they decided to pack up the van with candy bars and juice boxes and hit the road. The twenty-three kids performing on this tour represent some of the hardest working music students from not only the eight locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, but also from as far away as Bentonville, AR and Detroit, MI. Selected from a rigorous audition process, they will come together as a group for the first rehearsal on July 28, and leave for tour two days later...

Jamba Juice Announces Grand Opening Of Newest Gilbert, AZ Location »

July 06, 2015 at 11:53AM PDT | Source: Jamba Juice

Jamba Juice® continues its mission of providing better-for-you menu items and building strong communities in the greater Phoenix area
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - July 06, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - To provide Jamba Juice® fans with more convenient access to its better-for-you beverage and food offerings, Jamba® announced today that it is expanding in Arizona, and opening another location in Gilbert.
The new location in Gilbert is the first of five new stores to be built by Jamba franchise partner, Blend Serve LLC, which already owns four other stores in the area.
To celebrate the grand opening of the new Gilbert store, on Friday, July 24th, Jamba Juice will be giving the first 500 customers who purchase a food or beverage item a special Jamba mug and a $5 coupon to be used on their next visit...

HomeVestors And Local Market Monitor Issue Best Markets Top 10 List »

July 06, 2015 at 11:42AM PDT | Source: HomeVestors of America, Inc.

Demand for Rental Properties Heats up Heading into Summer; Texas Cities Dominate Top 10 Best Markets List; Denver Tops List
DALLAS - July 06, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Despite the decrease in inventory of foreclosed homes, there is still plenty of opportunities for potential real estate investments, this according to new quarterly data from HomeVestors, the We Buy Ugly Houses® people, and Local Market Monitor, the premier real estate forecasting solution.
“For the last few years, investors have been able to find real estate bargains they could turn into rental properties. That period is pretty much over - the inventory of foreclosed homes has been picked fairly clean, at least in the larger markets,” said Ingo Winzer, president and founder of Local Market Monitor...

Hurricane Grill & Wings® Opens Third Iowa Restaurant »

July 06, 2015 at 11:00AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opportunities Available

Tropical-Themed Casual Dining Franchise Comes to West Des Moines
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // DES MOINES, Iowa – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired full-service restaurant franchise continues its nationwide expansion with a new location in West Des Moines. The family-friendly restaurant invites local residents to escape to a tropical paradise and Live with Flavor® where they can choose from a variety of sizzling wings, fresh salads and a wide range of mouth-watering entrees.
This will be the third location for franchisee Darin Beck, CEO and founder of Barmuda MMC, one of Iowa’s leading restaurant groups. With locations in Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, he plans to open additional locations across the Midwest in the near future...

First Watch Expands Leadership Team Amid Rapid Growth »

July 06, 2015 at 10:35AM PDT | Source: First Watch Restaurants

Daytime Café hires VP of Franchising and VP of Design and Construction
BRADENTON, Fla. – June 29, 2015 – First Watch announced today that it has added two restaurant-industry veterans to its dynamic leadership team. The leading breakfast, brunch and lunch concept has hired David Gonzalez as vice president of franchising and Danny Foster as vice president of design and construction. Gonzalez and Foster join First Watch with a combined 39 years of industry experience.
Gonzalez joins the First Watch team after serving as vice president of franchising at Le Duff America, where he was responsible for franchise recruitment for La Madeleine and Bruegger’s Bagels. From 2009 to 2014, Gonzalez served as executive vice president of outsourcing firm Franchise Dynamics, helping the company earn a spot on the Inc...

Worth The Weight. Lapels Dry Cleaning Drive For Big Brother/big Sister Reaps 11,565 Pounds Of Donations From Customers »

July 06, 2015 at 10:21AM PDT | Source: Lapels Dry Cleaning

July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // HANOVER, MA - Each year, Lapels Dry Cleaning stores across the country host clothing drives to benefit Big Brother/Big Sister organizations. With seven states participating in this year’s drive, held May 2 to May 17, customers donated 11,565 pounds of clothes. That has a value of $11,565 or a $1 per pound.
As impressive as the weight of the clothes might be, what it represents to Big Brothers Big Sisters organizations in those states is the real value of the drive. The clothes donated will be resold at various thrift shops and other second-hand clothing stores, helping to fund Big Brothers Big Sisters programs in Arizona, Connecticut, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey and Rhode Island...

Hurricane Grill & Wings® Celebrates Its Platinum Anniversary »

July 06, 2015 at 9:40AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opportunities Available

Tropical-Themed Casual Dining Franchise Commemorates 20 Years in Business
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, a full-service, island-inspired restaurant franchise that first opened its doors in 1995 in Fort Pierce, Fla. that has since grown to more than 73 locations open to date, is celebrating its Platinum Anniversary. To commemorate the momentous occasion, the concept is saying thank you to all its loyal fans by offering the gift of Hang 20 to their guests throughout the entire month of July.
Hurricane Grill & Wings Hang 20 celebration features the following savings that will run weekly for the duration of the month:

July 6-12: 20% off check (dine-in only with a minimum purchase of $25)
July 13-19: Free appetizer with the purchase of 2 entrees (excluding The Perfect Storm)
July 20-26: 20 wing platter for $20 (dine-in only with purchase of a beverage)
July 27-31: $5 off $20 (excluding National Chicken Wing Day)

In addition to the Hang 20 promotion, Hurricane Grill & Wings will bring back its famed National Chicken Wing Day offer on Wednesday, July 29 of All You Can Eat Wings for just $12...

Cousins Subs® Sets Sail With Coca-Cola® »

July 06, 2015 at 9:38AM PDT | Source: Cousins Subs

Starting July 6th, Guests Can Win a 5-Night Caribbean Cruise for Two
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // MILWAUKEE – Cousins Subs® and Coca-Cola® are hitting the open waters with the Sail Away Giveaway promotion.
From July 6 to September 27, regular 20-ounce Coca-Cola® fountain drink cups at all Cousins Subs locations will have a peel and reveal game piece with instant win prizes. Simply peel-to-win for a chance to set sail on a 5-Night Royal Caribbean Cruise for Two* or win one of thousands of Cousins Subs prizes, including:

5-Night Royal Caribbean Cruise
$500 Cash Card
Cousins Subs for a Year
$250 Cash Card
$10 - $50 Cousins Subs Gift Cards
Other Instant-Win Offers

“The Sail Away Giveaway promotion provides us the opportunity to thank our loyal guests in a way where everyone walks away a winner with either gift cards, coupons or other great Cousins Subs prizes,” said Justin McCoy, vice president of marketing for Cousins Subs...

The Melting Pot Seeks New Owner For Newport News, Va., Restaurant »

July 06, 2015 at 9:29AM PDT | Source: The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.

Leading Polished Casual Fondue Restaurant Offers Turn-Key Business Opportunity to Interested Entrepreneurs
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, Fla. – The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc., the world’s premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, announced today that a recently closed unit is available for re-opening under new ownership in Newport News, Va. The brand is seeking qualified owner-operator candidates who are interested in owning their very own Melting Pot restaurant. Currently, The Melting Pot has six additional restaurants throughout Virginia.
The Melting Pot in Newport News is located in the Jefferson Green Shopping Center at 12233 Jefferson Ave, Suite 3 and opened in July 2006...

The Goddard School’s Dynamic Learning Through Play Curriculum Comes To Houston, TX’s Cypress Area »

July 06, 2015 at 9:18AM PDT | Source: The Goddard School

Premier Preschool Now Open For Enrollment To The City Community
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // HOUSTON, TX. - Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School® preschool system, announces its newest School in Houston, TX is enrolling. Located at 9739 Wortham Blvd, Houston, TX 77065, the new School is owned and operated by franchisees, Robert and Jiena Chow.
Robert and Jiena are quite familiar with The Goddard School as the couple also owns and operates The Goddard School located in Houston’s Energy Corridor. Robert will be the on-site operator for the new school and brings an extensive academic background with him, holding a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Master of Business Administration both from The University of Texas at Austin...

Fatburger And Buffalo’s Express Enter El Monte Market »

July 06, 2015 at 8:58AM PDT | Source: Fatburger

All-American Sister Restaurants Open New Location In Greater Los Angeles Area
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Fatburger and Buffalo’s Express are once again joining forces to open a new Greater Los Angeles co-branded location in El Monte. Known for their delicious wings and juicy, made-to-order burgers, the sister brands will bring the El Monte community a family-friendly restaurant featuring an expansive menu with something for everyone. The new location will also offer a drive-thru option for guests who are on-the-go.
The El Monte restaurant will serve classic menu items like mouthwatering burgers varying in size up to XXXL that can be custom-built with unique toppings such as bacon, guacamole, and egg...

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza To Add Third Long Island Location »

July 06, 2015 at 8:24AM PDT | Source: Blaze Pizza

"Build-Your-Own" Artisanal Pizza Restaurant Set to Open In Hicksville, NY in October
LOS ANGELES, CA - (Marketwired - Jul 6, 2015) - Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the fast-casual concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, today announced that it will soon open a new location in Hicksville. The highly anticipated opening is the third Long Island location for Blaze Pizza, which debuted in West Babylon's Great Bay Shopping Center (1047 West Montauk Highway) in July 2014, followed by a second location in Bay Shore at the Westfield South Shore Mall (1701 Sunrise Highway), in January. The new Blaze Pizza restaurant, which features a 2,700 square foot space with seating for 60 inside and an additional 20 seats on an outdoor patio, will open in October in Hicksville's Broadway Mall (213 Broadway Mall)...

Vickie Blattner Joins EXIT Realty In Okemos »

July 06, 2015 at 8:19AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Okemos, Michigan (Grassroots Newswire) July 02, 2015 - EXIT Realty Select Partners in Okemos today announced the addition of Vickie Blattner to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Vickie to EXIT Realty," says Sue Dickinson and Mark Kraushaar, Owners of EXIT Realty Select Partners. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Vickie each and every day."
Reigniting her Real Estate career after 34 years of service at Lansing Community College, Vickie brings dedication and creative problem solving skills to her business.
She is looking forward to utilizing the technology and marketing tools EXIT Realty provides to build her business and serve her clients.
About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents’ families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

Stuffed Crust Pizza Joins Endless Buffet At CiCi’s »

July 06, 2015 at 7:56AM PDT | Source: CiCi's Pizza

Limited-time offer rolls out nationwide starting today.
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // COPPELL, TX – CiCi’s Pizza announced today the rollout of its largest new product introduction since the chain debuted its popular Cinnamon Rolls several years ago.
Beginning today, CiCi’s Pizza is debuting its all-new Stuffed Crust Pizza on its endless pizza, pasta, salad, soup and dessert buffet. This limited-time offering – featuring melted mozzarella cheese stuffed inside garlic butter-brushed crust and topped with pepperoni – is available at more than 450 CiCi’s restaurants nationwide.
“Our new Stuffed Crust Pizza is absolutely irresistible, and you simply can’t beat the price. Just five dollars and change for our endless pizza buffet and you can have as much as you like!” said Sarah McAloon, CiCi’s Chief Marketing Officer...

Noble Roman's Continues To Prepare For Accelerated Growth »

July 06, 2015 at 7:46AM PDT | Source: Noble Roman's Pizza

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - ACCESSWIRE - July 6, 2015 - Noble Roman's, Inc. (NROM), the Indianapolis based franchisor and licensor of Noble Roman's Pizza and Tuscano's Italian Style Subs, today announced it has secured additional financing for working capital in conjunction with its recently announced plans for achieving accelerated growth.
Earlier this week the company announced that it had hired industry veteran Fred Ruehl to fill a newly created position as Vice President of Supermarket Development, Procurement and Distribution. The company also announced that it had hired an additional franchise sales executive and had entered into an arrangement with a well-established national franchise broker.
All three moves were designed to assist in significant acceleration of franchise and licensing sales...

FranConnect, Franchise Relationships Institute Team Up To Enhance Recruitment Success »

July 06, 2015 at 7:26AM PDT | Source: FranConnect

Franchise Consulting Experts Bring Industry Professionals the Best of Both Worlds
July 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // RESTON, VA and VICTORIA, Australia - FranConnect, the premier source for franchise management systems, announced today that it is joining forces with the Franchise Relationships Institute (FRI), a global leader for tools and training in franchise relationship-building.
FranConnect offers software systems that enable the full lifecycle of franchise operations, from franchise development and onboarding to information management, franchisee engagement and local marketing automation. The partnership with FRI enables franchisors to understand the factors that impact franchisee suitability, satisfaction and success. More than 600 brands comprising over 110,000 franchisee locations can enjoy the breadth of knowledge provided by FranConnect’s partnership with the FRI...

H&R Block Offering Scholarships To Military Spouses For Income Tax Course »

July 06, 2015 at 7:23AM PDT | Source: H&R Block

Classes Teach Fundamentals of Tax Preparation
KANSAS CITY, MO - (Marketwired) - July 06, 2015 - Annual enrollment for H&R Block's Income Tax Course is open and H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) will award full scholarships covering the cost of tuition and books for spouses of active, reserve, wounded warrior and retired military personnel. H&R Block has offered these scholarships for the past 10 years and granted more than $540,000 in scholarship funds to thousands of military spouses in 2014 alone.
The course teaches the skills to learn how to prepare taxes like a pro and is helpful for people who want to better understand their own taxes. Students can learn a new skill and potentially could earn extra money. Though enrolling in the class is not a guarantee of employment with H&R Block, more than 75 percent of graduates who participated in this scholarship program became tax professionals for H&R Block in tax season 2015...

National Fried Chicken Day: Seven Things You Don't Know About The Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich »

July 06, 2015 at 6:52AM PDT | Source: Chick-fil-A

Cure your case of the Mondays and "Eat Mor Chikin" today
ATLANTA - July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Today Chick-fil-A® joins fellow restaurants around the country in celebration of "National Fried Chicken Day." The day celebrates one of the nation's most beloved Southern entrees and the people and restaurants around the nation who serve it. Chick-fil-A, which is credited with inventing the chicken sandwich, is taking the day to reveal seven fun facts even the most dedicated fans may not know about the Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich:

It's Hand Crafted: Not only is the chicken sandwich made from 100 percent all-natural breast meat, with no fillers or additives, it's also hand breaded from scratch daily inside the kitchen at each and every one of the more than 1,900 Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide...

Giant Tiger In Listowel, ON Unveils New Modern Look! »

July 06, 2015 at 6:48AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - July 3, 2015) - The renovations are nearing completion and it's down to the finishing touches. This Saturday, July 4, Giant Tiger will unveil a fully renovated store located at 201 Main Street East in Listowel, Ontario.
The store has been redesigned to greatly improve the shopping experience for our customers. They will find even more of the same outstanding values, great deals and friendly customer service they've come to expect from Giant Tiger for their fashion, food and home needs - plus a lot more space to shop and a fun new Giant Tiger look!
Store owner Scott Savage and his entire team are excited about their newly improved store and invite you to the Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, July 4 beginning at 8:00 am...



Hot Opportunities

Buffalo Wings & Rings Franchise Opportunity

Buffalo Wings & Rings
Buffalo Wings & Rings is a restaurant brand where everyone is a VIP,...

Add
Minuteman Press International Franchise Opportunity

Minuteman Press International
Minuteman Press has been the leader in the printing & graphics...

Add
Oxi Fresh Franchise Opportunity

Oxi Fresh
OXI FRESH is a GREEN Carpet Cleaning Franchise and one of Entrepreneur's...

Add
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza Franchise Opportunity

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
The world's largest, fastest growing Take 'N' Bake pizza franchise is...

Add
Archadeck Franchise Opportunity

Archadeck
Archadeck is proud to be North America's leading designer and builder of...

Request Information
Bricks 4 Kidz Franchise Opportunity

Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz provides project-based programs designed to teach principles...

Add
Doc Popcorn Franchise Opportunity

Doc Popcorn
Doc Popcorn is revolutionizing the way people snack in high-traffic...

Add
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops Franchise Opportunity

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops
Jimmy John's franchise success is built upon an unyielding commitment to...

Add

The Franchise Buzz:

A Franchise Update Media Group Production Franchise Update Media Group | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2015. All Rights Reserved. Site Hosting Provided By: wishVPS on FUMG3
0
Your Request List:
No Opportunities Saved